Session Title

Motion and Emotion II: Textual Triggers

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Swiss Association of Medieval and Early Modern English Studies (SAMEMES)

Organizer Name

Mary C. Flannery, Denis Renevey

Organizer Affiliation

Univ. de Lausanne, Univ. de Lausanne

Presider Name

Juliette Vuille

Presider Affiliation

Univ. de Genève

Paper Title 1

Empathy and Socio-political Discourse in High Medieval Literature

Presenter 1 Name

Laura Ashe

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Univ. of Oxford

Paper Title 2

Sensing and Feeling in Thirteenth-Century Devotional Lyrics

Presenter 2 Name

Ayoush Lazikani

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Univ. of Oxford

Paper Title 3

Protective Measures: Some Late Medieval Charms

Presenter 3 Name

Valerie Allen

Presenter 3 Affiliation

John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY

Start Date

9-5-2014 3:30 PM

Session Location

Fetzer 2016

Description

This session merges the history of reading and reception with the history of emotion by exploring the notion of emotional cause and effect in medieval English literature. In what ways do authors play upon the emotions of their readers? What affective responses can medieval texts provoke? How can texts script affective performance?

Mary C. Flannery, Denis Renevey

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May 9th, 3:30 PM

Motion and Emotion II: Textual Triggers

Fetzer 2016

This session merges the history of reading and reception with the history of emotion by exploring the notion of emotional cause and effect in medieval English literature. In what ways do authors play upon the emotions of their readers? What affective responses can medieval texts provoke? How can texts script affective performance?

Mary C. Flannery, Denis Renevey